Curb Appeal
When updating mid-century gems, homeowners are faced with the conundrum of marrying technological modernization with historic...
Universal Appeal
When David Carmel decided to propose to Kirsten Axelsen, he was at home in Manhattan and she was in Ethiopia, working to...
Text Appeal
Will Robison and Jacob Krupnick believe that transforming basic transactions into “retail experiments” will change the rapport we...
Glass Appeal
There’s a fine art to getting you to gape—one that shop-window designers of all stripes must learn.
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
10 Homes With Large, Well-Ventilated Courtyards
Open and airy courtyards can create a sense of interconnectedness between indoors and outdoors.
A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls
Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.
Photo of the Week: Curved Courtyard Full of Succulents and Glass Sculptures
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
A Belgian Architect's Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance
This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with...
These 11 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 11 unique fences might just...
This Modern Courtyard Home Celebrates a 100-Year-Old Tree
A former fruit orchard makes for a stunning family home outside of London.
Modern Courtyard House with Custom Rain Screen
This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain...
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
Delightful Material Contrasts Define a Courtyard Home in Mexico City
Set in the prominent Mexico City neighborhood of San Angel Inn, Casa Campestre 107 is a sleek, modern home designed using...
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
Capturing the Sun and Pleasing the Eye
You don’t have to choose between sustainable energy and curb appeal.
Bookshelf Basics
Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.
Part of an Epic Expansion, London’s V&A Museum Paves its Courtyard With 11,000 Porcelain Tiles
RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A has just completed Exhibition Road Quarter, the largest...

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